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Sub zero 532 ice maker

My ice maker is jammed. I can feel the frozen water, but it won't empty. I need instructions on how to remove the ice maker and replace with new one, if necessary.

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  • rjison Dec 08, 2007

    There is a heater bulb that is used to defrost the ice prior to releasing it from the maker. When the bulb fails the ice maker freezes up.

  • upnorth Dec 11, 2007

    I, too, have a 532 Sub-zero icemaker that not only makes ice cubes but also delivers water to the ice colection box which ultimately freezes in the bottom of the collection box.



    In an earlier suggestion, when commenting on the cubes not leaving the tray, there was mention of a bulb which defrosted the cubes just before injection. Where would that bulb be located? Perhaps my problem is that the liquid water is attempting to fill an ice tray that is full of ice cubes and therefore overflows into the colection box.

  • caforres Jan 19, 2008

    I have the same problem. What heater bulb may be faulty, where is it?

  • sellwithsam Feb 07, 2008

    RE: Model 532 (mfg Ap '96) All ice cubes come out ok but then refill water is excessive, re-filling tray plus a quart or so more... which freezes into a block in the collection bin.



    Any idea what's wrong?

  • KLHandy Feb 09, 2008

    My sub-zero ice maker not making ice.

  • classi Feb 16, 2008

    My 532 ice maker quit working as well, a tech came out and said it needed to be replaced $500. Part of this is due to travel as live outside any major city, has anyone replaced this themselves and how difficult was it? I assume you can order direct but have no idea on cost.

    Any input would be appreciated


  • classi Feb 16, 2008

    My 532 ice maker quit working after removing the ice drawer as well, had a tech out said I needed to replace the ice maker at $500. Part of that charge is travel as I live outside any major cities. I wonder if anyone has replaced this ice maker and how difficult it would be to do? Also I assume you can order direct but have no idea on the cost.

    Any response would be appreciated.

  • subzero man Jun 01, 2008

    Mysub zero 532 will make and discharge ice cubes but it does not refill with water. How do I trouble shoot this? Is the water tube blocked perhaps or is the watervalve defective? Is it something else? How do I troubleshoot this problem? Where is the water valve located?

  • Anonymous Jun 08, 2008

    Model 532 (mfg Ap '96) All ice cubes come out ok but
    into a block in the collection bin.

  • Anonymous Jun 18, 2008

    Ice maker makes and dumps ice, but also dumps water in bin, creating nice BIG single ice"cube"! Need help in how to "get into" ice maker. (Drawing would be helpful.)

  • rosecoltseam Dec 30, 2008

    my # 532 subzero isn't fillingl the ice maker tray with water???/

  • handiscotty May 16, 2009

    My 532 is not filling the ice tray,"no water comes out the filler tube".It was first over filling and dumping below.Then it just stopped filling the ice tray up with water.....??????????

    Scott

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    hotpoint gsx22gr not filling ice trays ,water works

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When my repair tech came out, he showed me that the fill tube sometimes retracts toward the rear of the freezer. He simply pulled it forward with a pair of needle nose pliers until it rested in the delivery reservoir. This placement allows the detector to know when the tray is full and shut off; thus not overfilling the freezing tray and/or splashing additional water onto the freezer wall and into the ice cube drawer.

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Hello,
Here is a link to a sub zero repair video
http://www.appliancerepairlesson.com/shop/refrigerator/sub-zero-diy-repair-video-for-replacing-ice-maker/

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My sub-zero 532 constantly stops making ice because the fill tube gets frozen solid with ice not allowing water to enter the ice tray. I periodically ( every month), remove everything from the freezer, warm the tube till the ice thaws and flows out, then replace everything and it works for a month or so. This months Popular Mechanics discusses a similar issue and suggests the water solenoid has a slow leak, thus allowing water to "drip". I can see how slow moving drips of water can freeze up the fill tube. So I am now looking for the correct solenoid water valve an hope this will do the job.

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

I ordered a replacement ice maker from a local appliance store and it cost $259. There are 3-screws that hold the ice maker in place and an additional 2 screws that hold the lever arm in place. Once you've removed the screws, pull the unit forward and remove the cover on the left end of the unit. Pull on the wire harness while pushing down on the plastic latch that holds the harness in place (you can only access this latch by removing the cover on the left end of the unit). Install in reverse order. Took me about 15 min to replace. Took me about another 4 hours to realize that it wasn't working b/c the ice-maker switch had been turned off!

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

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